Pheasant with Rice Stuffing Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time2 Hr 40 Min
Ready In2 Hr 50 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings6
MethodMain Ingredient


 Pheasants5 Pound (2 nos., about 2 1/2 lbs. each)
 Salt1 Tablespoon
 Long grain rice1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
 Water3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Butter/Margarine1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Celery1 Cup (16 tbs), finely chopped
 Onion3 Tablespoon, minced
 Fresh mushrooms1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sliced or canned and drained
 Sage1⁄8 Teaspoon, crushed
 Thyme1⁄8 Teaspoon, crushed
 Savory1⁄8 Teaspoon, crushed
 Butter/Margarine2 Tablespoon, melted
 Bacon slices6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1067 Calories from Fat 496

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 56 g85.5%

Saturated Fat 22.8 g114%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 321.2 mg

Sodium 1172.1 mg48.8%

Total Carbohydrates 45 g14.9%

Dietary Fiber 0.63 g2.5%

Sugars 0.8 g

Protein 91 g181.1%

Vitamin A 27.4% Vitamin C 36%

Calcium 7.1% Iron 27.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1 Preheat the oven to 350°F

2 Rub the cavity of each pheasant, with 1 teaspoon salt.
3 In a dry frying pan, brown the rice.
4 Transfer tothe saucepan.
5 Add in water and 1 teaspoon salt.
6 Cook until tender.
7 In a frying pan, melt the butter.
8 Add in celery, onions and mushrooms,cooking for 10 minutes.
9 Combine with the rice along with herbs.
10 Stuff the birds lightly with the mixture. (Extra stuffing may be baked in covered casserole last 30 minutes of roasting time.)
11 Truss the birds, brushing them with melted butter.
12 Arrange the strips of bacon across breasts.
13 Roast in a covered pan in moderate oven for about 2 hours, or until tender, basting frequently.

14 Serve hot.